The quest for power among members of the Okada Riders Association of Aratunmi Motorcycle Park in New Iba site Ojo LGA of Lagos state has led to the death of 20 year old Wasiu Jimoh.
According to a Punch report, trouble started on April 14th when a faction of the association went into the motor park around 8.30pm and attacked another faction called O-Yes which the late Jimoh belonged to, with the intention of wrestling the chairmanship position from them. During the fight, Jimoh was attacked with a machete and sticks and left to die. He later died in the hospital.
The Ojo Police command was immediately notified and arrests were made.Continue. *Graphic photo after the cut*
Three suspects, Bashiru Monsuru (20) who is alleged to be the chief engineer of the attack, Ibrahim Gufaru (30) and Orji Francis (20) have been arrested and arraigned before the Ebute Meta Magistrates Courts for misdemeanor. Monsuru was charged with murder for spearheading the attack.
The three accused have each been granted bail in the sum of N100, 000 with two sureties in like sum but Monsuru the mastermind of the attack was remanded in prison according to Magistrate Y.B. Badejo-Okusanya who presided over his case. Further hearing on the case comes up June 25th 2014.